After 59 Years of Operation, New York’s Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant Closes

Credit to Author: U.S. Energy Information Administration| Date: Sat, 01 May 2021 00:52:39 +0000

The Indian Point Energy Center (Indian Point) permanently stopped generating electricity on April 30, 2021, when it retired its last operating nuclear reactor, Unit 3, earlier than originally planned. The Indian Point nuclear power plant began operations in 1962 and produced over 565 terawatt-hours (TWh) of electricity in the 59 years it was open. The Unit 3 retirement […]

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Tulane University Buys 5 Vicinity Electric Shuttle Buses

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Fri, 02 Apr 2021 19:46:36 +0000

Tulane University has received $737,500 from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy for the purchase of five electric Grand West Vicinity buses and the installation of private charging stations, New Orleans City Business reports. This initiative is a collaboration between Tulane University Campus Services and Tulane ByWater Institute along […]

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2 Louisiana Clean Fuels Members — SWEPCO & Entergy — Join The Electric Highway Coalition

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Thu, 04 Mar 2021 01:30:40 +0000

On March 2, 2021, Entergy and Southwestern Electric Power Company (SWEPCO), which is a subsidiary of American Electric Power, joined four other utilities to participate in the Electric Highway Coalition. The other utilities making up this coalition are Southern Company, Dominion Energy, Duke Energy, and the Tennessee Valley Authority. The new coalition aims to create […]

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Big New Gas-Fired Plant Enters Commercial Operation in Texas

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Thu, 14 Jan 2021 14:21:06 +0000

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The Montgomery County Power Station, a two-unit 993-MW natural gas-fired combined cycle plant, achieved commercial operation on Jan. 1, Entergy Texas Inc. and McDermott International Ltd. reported on Jan. 13. The plant—located at Entergy’s existing Lewis Creek site near Willis, Texas, about 50 miles north of Houston—was reportedly brought online “well ahead of schedule,” according […]

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Entergy Moves Heavily on Hydrogen for Gas Turbines, Nuclear

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Wed, 23 Sep 2020 15:31:38 +0000

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Entergy Corp., an integrated energy company with a 30-GW power generating fleet, took a bold step toward decarbonization on Sept. 23, announcing it would join forces with Mitsubishi Power to integrate green hydrogen into utility businesses in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas.  Entergy will focus on developing hydrogen-capable gas turbine, combined cycle facilities and related […]

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Gulf Coast Utilities Brace for Monster Hurricane

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Wed, 26 Aug 2020 21:29:20 +0000

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Utilities along the U.S. Gulf Coast are preparing their response to Hurricane Laura as the massive storm bears down on the Texas and Louisiana coastlines. Entergy Corp., whose territory includes those two states along with Arkansas and Mississippi, on August 26 said it had about 7,400 workers ready to respond to the storm, including 5,300 […]

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Gulf Coast Utilities Brace for Monster Hurricane

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Wed, 26 Aug 2020 21:29:20 +0000

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Utilities along the U.S. Gulf Coast are preparing their response to Hurricane Laura as the massive storm bears down on the Texas and Louisiana coastlines. Entergy Corp., whose territory includes those two states along with Arkansas and Mississippi, on August 26 said it had about 7,400 workers ready to respond to the storm, including 5,300 […]

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Indian Point Unit 2 Will Shut Down April 30

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Mon, 27 Apr 2020 19:04:08 +0000

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One of the two remaining operating reactors at the Indian Point Energy Center in Buchanan, New York, will close for good on April 30, shutting down early as part of an agreement between Entergy, the plant’s operator, the state of New York, and environmental groups who had pressured officials to close the plant. The 1,020-MW […]

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NRC to Consider COVID-19 Exemptions for Nuclear Plant Work-Hour Controls

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Mon, 30 Mar 2020 18:35:42 +0000

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The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) on March 28 told industry that it is prepared to grant requests from individual nuclear generators for exemptions from work-hour controls specified in its rules to help provide more flexibility to the sector as it grapples with workforce issues related to the COVID-19 public health emergency. The objective of the […]

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Takeaways from the Clean Fuels Summit in New Orleans

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Fri, 25 Oct 2019 12:10:22 +0000

Clean Fuels SummitLouisiana Clean Fuels and Clean Cities Coalition recently teamed up to bring the Clean Fuels Summit to New Orleans. This was an event that landed me in the Harrah’s Casino Hotel by the Riverwalk, where I could hear the blasts from the river cruises nearby. On the evening before the summit, LCF held an awards ceremony where Executive Director Ann Vail honored several partners and businesses that help to advance the nation’s environmental, economic, and energy security by supporting local actions to diversify transportation fuel options

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